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My left testicle hurts off to the side?

My left testicle hurts off to the side?

Fever or no fever: No fever: could be intermittent testis torsion, torsion of appendix testis (onset for either would be sudden), spermatocele (you might be able to feel a small spherical structure above the testis) or varicocele (feels like a "bag of worms when standing and goes away when you are lying down) with fever: epididymitis or epididymo-orchitis (pain onset not sudden). ...Read more

Testicular Pain (Definition)

There are many reasons for testicular pain. Bottom line, if you have testicular pain...Pain in the testicle...You should go to the nearest er immediately to have special imaging to rule out a torsion. Testicular torsion is when the vessels to the testicle twist and the blood supply is lost. If not corrected immediately you could lose the testicle. You may experience belly ...Read more


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My left testicle hurts what can I do.?

My left testicle hurts what can I do.?

See your doctor: Common acute causes of scrotal pain include: testicular torsion, torsion of testicular appendage, epididymitis, orchitis, traumatic injury to scrotum, strangulated inguinal hernia.
If you are having pain, see your family practice doctor. ...Read more

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What is it if a childs left testicle hurts?

What is it if a childs left testicle hurts?

Torsion of testis...: A few possibilities need to consider: testicular torsion, torsion of its appendages, inguinal hernia, or rarely epididymitis. But good hx detailing the onset, degree, duration, interval, and progression of testicular pain plus needed ua, us, timely will come up with an accurate dx. So, see and work with doc in expertise timely. ...Read more

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My boyfriend lifted something heavy and now his left testicle hurts. What's wrong?what can help with the pain?

He likely has a: Direct inguinal hernia. This will require surgical correction. See your favorite General Surgeon, or if it gets too painful, go to the ER. ...Read more

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My 11 year old is complaining that his left testicle hurts?

My 11 year old is complaining that his left testicle hurts?

Go to ER now: This can indicate a very serious condition called testicular torsion that needs to be evaluated immediately — go to your nearest emergency room now. ...Read more

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Hi.lately my left testicle hurts and the pain goes up to down-left side of my mid part of body, the pain has beating and longs a few minutes. Thanks?

Hi.lately my left testicle hurts and the pain goes up to down-left side of my mid part of body, the pain has beating and longs a few minutes. Thanks?

Here are some ...: What described leads 3 concerns to mind: intermittent testicular torsion, ureteral colic from stone passing from kidney through ureter to bladder, & neuropathy/ neuralgia of regional nerves. It's not hard to sort them out by carefully analyzing the detailed Hx stressing the qualtiy, quantity, & sequence of events of the symptoms and their potentially related discomforts over time + physical exams ...Read more

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Left testicle hurts and my left flank hurts?

Kidney stone: Pain in the left flank and left testicle may signify kidney stone disease. This is referred pain from trying to pass a kidney stone. You need an urinalysis and possible x-rays to help diagnose. See your local urologist. ...Read more

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When I ejaculate my left testicle hurts in the bottom. What could this be?

When I ejaculate my left testicle hurts in the bottom. What could this be?

Epididymitis: Epididymitis is inflammation of the epididymis, which is the tube from the testicle where the sperm travels through before you ejaculate. It can cause pain with ejaculation, and can cause a swollen and painful scrotum. It also be due to infection, which may be caused by sexually transmitted diseases. Your physician will be able to diagnose you with this via a urine test/ultrasound. ...Read more

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I have a pain right around my rectum it feels as though a sort of pressure and also my left testicle hurts what could that be?

I have a pain right around my rectum it feels as though a sort of pressure and also my left testicle hurts what could that be?

Infection: Prostatitis and epididymitis are common explanations for your symptoms. You should have a complete in-person examination by your doctor to verify this, however. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have blood in semen and my left testicle hurts. What could this mean?

I have blood in semen and my left testicle hurts. What could this mean?

Hematospermia: While blood in the semen can be frightening, it is rarely significant. When associated with epididymis and testicular pain it can be from prostatitis and epididymitis. This is usually treated with antibiotics. I would suggest you be examined by a urologist. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my husband left testicle hurts after having sex an ejaculating? He says it feels like it will pop an it's a long pain

What does it mean when my husband left testicle hurts after having sex an ejaculating? He says it feels like it will pop an it's a long pain

Who knows? But...: The described scenario is not enough to deduce a meaningful suggestion. But, it's helpful to collect the feature, degree, and progress of the symptoms with their detailed sequence of events, and bring those to doctor for review, analysis, more history, physicals, and possible tests to define what he has experienced can be. It's not enough to state online with 400 letters.

Best wish... ...Read more

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My left testicle hurts. My left testicle hurts when I put any amount of pressure on it. When I touch it, I get the "kicked in the nuts" feeling. I'm not sure if I bruised it or slept on it or something or if I should even be concerned. The pain isn't excr

Testicular : Testicular pain can be attributed to (but is not limited to) the following possible causes:

1. Epididymitis — testicle inflammation, may be caused by an infection
2. Hydrocele — scrotal swelling
3. Inguinal hernia
4. Kidney stones
5. Orchitis — inflamed testicle 6. Scrotal masses
7. Spermatocele — fluid buildup in the testicle
8. Trauma to the testicle
9. Uti

Seek medical attention if you experience sudden, severe testicular pain, if the pain is accompanied by fever/child/blood in urine, or pain that lasts more than 3 days. ...Read more

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My left testicle hurts what can I do.? Does not hurt when I walk just whenever I sit wrong im able to sleep with no sign of pain when sleeping

My left testicle hurts what can I do.? Does not hurt when I walk just whenever I sit wrong im able to sleep with no sign of pain when sleeping

Possibilities: Pain may be epididymitis or epididymo-orchitis. See your doctor for accurate diagnosis and treatment.Meanwhile, get a scrotal support from a sporting goods store. Torsion not likely because no pain when asleep or walking. Good luck. ...Read more

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My right testicle hurts a lot and it started like 2 hours ago? I'm 18 (no sex) I have an inguinal hernia on the left side? What could it be?

My right testicle hurts a lot and it started like 2 hours ago? I'm 18 (no sex) I have an inguinal hernia on the left side? What could it be?

Possibly urgent: Since testicular torsion is on the list of possibilities, and could cause you to lose your testis, please consider seeing a doctor right away. ...Read more

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Hi, i had protected sex. I now experience itchiness all over the body and my left testicle hurts. It's been over a month. What STD could i have?

Hi, i had protected sex. I now experience itchiness all over the body and my left testicle hurts. It's been over a month. What STD could i have?

Scrotal Infection: This sounds like either a prostate inflammation or infection or an infection inside of the scrotum of the epididymis. Either way your family doctor should be able to help. ...Read more

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What could be a scrotal mass that's the size of a BB(~3mm) but flattened It's kinda free floating but always near the left testicle. Hurts with pressure?

What could be a scrotal mass that's the size of a BB(~3mm) but flattened It's kinda free floating but always near the left testicle. Hurts with pressure?

Scrotal mouse!: Small masses like the one you have described and are free floating are often refered to scrotal mice! Becase they are small, slippery and run arround. These are benign, harmless. Often made up of fibrin and other debris. One doesnot have to do anything, no need of any surgery. However, you should see a urologist to make sure it is what I said it is ...Read more

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Mild testicular pain in the left testicle, not severe, seemingly caused by incident in sleep. Not really constant, hurt more when urinating. Any ideas?

See a doctor: You might be having either early epidedymitis you need antibiotics. It could be early torsion if the pain gut the worst see a doctor please ...Read more

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My husbands left testicle hurts, up to his abdomin. He said it heels like needle pain... No blood or pain when using the restroom, no fever, no back pain. We did get hot and heavy 4 days ago and had to stop before finishing, however we had intercorse the

My husbands left testicle hurts, up to his abdomin. He said it heels like needle pain... No blood or pain when using the restroom, no fever, no back pain.  We did get hot and heavy 4 days ago and had to stop before finishing, however we had intercorse the

Be seen: Testicular pain is generally considered to be an emergency, mostly to look for any twisting of the testicle which can interrupt the blood supply. There are other structures that should be examined and there is always concern for infection. All the best and be seen. ...Read more

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My left testicle hurts for one week now after over musterbation. My left testicle feels warm (the weather is getting cold) but I don't have pain with erecttion or urination. I don't have blood in urine. Is it dangrues or I need rest?

My left testicle hurts for one week now after over musterbation. My left testicle feels warm (the weather is getting cold) but I don't have pain with erecttion or urination. I don't have blood in urine. Is it dangrues or I need rest?

Watch and wait: If the pain and warmth are subsiding, you may wait it out and let it rest and heal. If it is not better in a week or gets worse, see a doctor.
For good health — Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Why is it that my right testicle hurts?

Here are some...: Testicular hurt (or orchialgia) may be related with some inflammatory change, bleeding, etc., or the disorders in the regional nerves, spine, muscle, etc., or hernia. To sort these things out correctly has not to be hard if following instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain much insight on how to work with Doc so to reach right Dx for right Rx, care, ... ...Read more

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What if one testicle hurts but not all the time?

What if one testicle hurts but not all the time?

See below : There are a variety reasons why a male may experience testicular discomfort (aka orchalgia) which are usually not serious, self-limiting, and/or treatable. Most important next step, especially if you have noticed any lumps or swelling, is to have a good urological exam to help establish cause of your discomfort and rule out the more serious possibilities: infection, testicular cancer, or hernia. ...Read more

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What does it mean if testicle hurts after masturbatiton?

What does it mean if testicle hurts after masturbatiton?

Ejaculatory pain.: Ejaculation occurs with the spasm of a series of tubes that lead from the testicles to the prostate/seminal vesicles and out of the urethra. These vigorous spasms can lead to occasional discomfort, especially if there is reflux of the seminal fluid backward into the epididymis. Some dull discomfort is not worrisome. Burning, pain, and fever could indicate infection, which should be evaluated. ...Read more

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My right testicle hurts periodically, what could cause this?

My right testicle hurts periodically, what could cause this?

Intermittent torsion: Intermittent torsion occurs when a testicle twists, this cuts off venous return from the testis. Spermatic cord spontaneously untwists with intermittent torsion. But persistent torsion lasting six hours or more can result in testicular necrosis and thus needs to be corrected asap. Pain can also be due to intermittent epididymitis. Frequent periodic pain? Be vascular congestion.? See a urologist. ...Read more

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What if one testicle hurts but only once in a while. But it's not a big pain?

See answer: Any persistent testicular discomfort (aka orchalgia) whether intermittent or continuous, is likely due to a "benign" cause (especially if no swelling or palpable mass) but deserves urological evaluation and exam to help determine the cause and possible treatment options as well as help allay any associated questions and anxiety. ...Read more

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My right testicle hurts, what can I do for it. I had a physical done and everything was fine?

Recheck: Was the testicle hurting during the physical. Torsion (twisting of the spermatic cord) is an emergency that can lead to testicular loss, but would have been fully evaluated if you were complaining of pain at the time of the physical. An ultrasound is often needed to confirm. Infection is another possibility that can develop rapidly and requires antibiotics. Recommend having it re-evaluated. ...Read more

Testicles (Definition)

The testicles are the two oval male gonads, or reproductive glands, located in the scrotum. The seminiferous tubules of the testis are the site of spermatogenesis and its leydig cells secrete testosterone. The term testicles is synonymous with testes or gonads. The singular form is ...Read more